Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Quotation for Today: Yes, Congress Needs to Reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act

The quotation for today captures the essence of the banks' roles in the current, ongoing financial crisis that has wrought great havoc and intense pain on the American people.  The current financial crisis didn't have to happen; it was facilitated by the intense and unholy alliance between the Congress of the United States and Wall Street bankers.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Quotation for Today: Protecting the Health Care Freeloaders

Across the jump, the quotation for today assists us in understanding the significance of the Affordable Care Act and its positive effect on middle- and working-class Americans.  Equally important, the Republicans' illiberal effort to dismantle the law and protect the health care freeloaders is questioned.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Quotation for Today: It Is Truly 1929 Again or America's Corrupt Banking System

The quotation for today introduces an article which makes a strong case that Jamie Dimon, Chief Executive Officer of JP Morgan Chases, should resign from the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York -- the Federal Reserve bank that helps regulate JP Morgan Chase and other Wall Street banks.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Quotation for Today: Republican Tactics to Distract the Voter

Can the American people regain control of the nation's financial system or will they continue to suffer outlandish financial repercussions at the hand of out-of-control bankers?

The quotation for today highlights the efforts of the Speaker of the House, John Boehner (Republican of Ohio), to distract us from the threat of extreme, unnecessary risks to the nation's financial system; financial hazards that are created by out-of-control banks and their vainglorious managers.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Quotation for Today: Do Republicans Worship a False Economic Deity?

The meme for this election season is political candidates, mainly Republicans, extolling themselves as "job creators."  The quotation for today provides insight into who are the true job creators, and as you might have guessed, they are not the people who are praised and deified by Republican politicians.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Quotation for Today: Romneynomics Is Wrong for America

Republican presidential wannabe, Mitt Romney, has made the return to Bushnomics the central idea of his political campaign. These are the same economic policies that provided tax breaks for American companies that off-shored thousands of American jobs to foreign countries. Conversely, President Barack Obama has advocated tax breaks for American companies who create jobs for Americans, not foreigners.  

Across the jump, the quotation for today captures the essence of the economic policies that GOP presidential wannabe, Mitt Romney, thinks is good for America.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Securing a Robust American Middle Class

The fact that Congress is not working to help the Main Street economy recover and to ensure the security of the American middle class should be emphasized vigorously and continuously.  Across the jump, a few actions that Congress can take to help restore a viable and strong middle class are discussed.

Quotation for Today: E Pluribus Unum - Still Working Toward That Ideal

The quotation for today, across the jump, highlights the continued struggle for equality and voting rights in the United States and against illiberalism; a narrow-mindedness that still can be found in the halls of Congress. 

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Quotation for Today: Affirmations

The quotation for today, across the jump, provides us with a clearer picture of the presumptive GOP presidential candidate's attributes than the one we may have had.